Hi I'm Kelsey
I grew up in Provo, Utah. I own an online boutique. I'm a dancer, a grammar nerd, and a wife. I'm a mormon.
I am currently a college student, and working part-time. I am studying English language and also dance at school. I've danced since I was four years old, and I love it! I love crafting, sewing, and being creative. I currently own an online business where I make and sell handmade hair bows and earrings. I got married just over a year ago to my sweet husband whom I love very much. My ultimate career goal is to be a stay-at-home mom once we have children. I highly value education, which is why I am currently a student, but I also know the value of having a parent in the home full-time while kids are young, which is why I want to be a stay-at-home mom.
I was born into a Mormon family, but that is not why I choose to be a Mormon now in my adult life. I was raised by my parents with Mormon principles and standards, but as I grew older I eventually chose and knew for myself that being a Mormon is what I wanted. When I was sixteen years old my dad passed away from an unexpected heart attack. The youngest child in my family was eight, and the oldest nineteen. It was an extremely difficult time for my family and for me, but it was my faith in God and the kind acts of other members of my church that got me and my family through this hard time. I had faith that God had a plan for me and my family, so I knew that things would be okay. My testimony of my church really grew at this time, and my knowledge of God and His love for His children really increased at this time as well. It was through the different organizations of the Mormon church that my family was physically, emotionally, and spiritually taken care of during this trial. Because of this trial family is especially important to me. Being a Mormon, I had the opportunity to be married and sealed for time AND eternity to my husband when I was married in one of the Mormon temples. Because of this, I know that no matter what happens, I can be with my sweet husband, even after death. In my church I have someone who comes to visit me every month just to see how I am doing and what I need (this is called visiting teaching, something that everyone can be a part of). This is just another part of the Mormon church that I love. There are so many programs, activities, etc. in my church that are designed to ensure that every person is being watched after and taken care of. This gospel brings me light, love, comfort, peace, happiness, joy, and direction. That is why I am a Mormon.
I have done a lot of work with the the children's program in my ward (local congregation group). I was previously a teacher for a few classes, and I am now in the Primary Presidency, helping plan and oversee the things in our ward's children's program. I absolutely love working with these children. They are so sweet and innocent, and they have such kind hearts. I learn so much from their simple but strong testimonies of Christ and Christ's love for everyone. Each week I learn something new. I learn how to love all the children, and I learn how to improve my patience when I work with the children. I do not have children yet, but I am excited to someday have my own children to learn from and to teach the gospel principles.